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Arts Administration, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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Students in the Arts Administration program at the University of Kentucky learn fundraising, communications, marketing, financial management and programming skills while also pursuing a minor in the fine arts area of their choice. 


Hands-on experiences are a critical element of an education in Arts Administration. Students majoring in Arts Administration at the University of Kentucky are required to complete an internship. In addition to helping students gain experience, internships encourage the practice of serving the community, a primary goal of arts organizations.

Arts Administration students must complete at least six credit hours of internship to graduate. Students in the Arts Administration Program have worked with local arts organizations, state companies and even nationally-known organizations.

Career opportunities:

  • Program Management
  • Event planning
  • Marketing and Public Relations
  • Audience Development
  • Community Engagement and Education
  • Fundraising
  • Financial Management

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Arts Administration Internship Orientation
  • Digital Design for Arts Administrators 
  • Management and Planning for the Arts
  • Marketing for the Arts
  • Fundraising for the Arts
  • Financial Management for Arts Organizations
  • Programming and Event Planning
  • Arts Entrepreneurship

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Admission for freshman applicants is based on a holistic review including high school grades, national college admission test results (if submitted), successful completion of the pre-college curriculum and essay. Some colleges and programs at UK require an admission process separate from general undergraduate admission to the University. These selective admission majors and programs may require some combination of the following:

    • Standardized test scores and/or higher GPAs than those required for general admission, including meeting the minimum Kentucky statewide academic readiness requirements for Reading, Writing and Math.
    • A separate application after being admitted for general admission
    • A portfolio of past work related to the requested field
    • On-campus or video interviews 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    31500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    12484 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12484 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Lexington-Fayette

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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